Lidocaine and Epinephrine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Lidocaine and Epinephrine?

(LYE doe kane & ep i NEF rin)

• This medicine is used to numb an area of the skin before a procedure.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have thyroid disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened heart, talk with healthcare provider.

• The patch may contain conducting metal. Remove patch before MRI.

• Do not eat while your mouth feels numb. You may injure yourself by biting your tongue.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

Injection:

• Irritation where the shot is given.

**Skin...

 
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